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Bagadou Championship 2018

Vin Janoski
The Breton Bagad championships in Brest, Brittany are the annual kickoff of the championship season for Breton Bagadou. Breton Bagad performances are always a musical treat, with ensembles comprised of traditional Breton bagpipes, bombardes, Highland bagpipes, and various additional woodwinds and percussion. In a unique twist, each year, the Bagads present a traditional and modern

World Pipe Band Championship 2017

1/5th Seaforth Highlanders Welcome to France

David Lairson
In this part of the continuing series about bagpipe tunes of the First World War we are going to discuss the tune the “1/5th Seaforth Highlanders Welcome to France.” This is a jaunty, 2/4 tune written by Corporal H. Gammock of the 1/5 Seaforth Highlanders. This tune gives us a great opportunity to discus the role of the Territorial Forces in the First World War.

Major MacRae’s Farewell to the 72nd Highlanders